Top questions to ask the dentist at your Invisalign Consultation

| May 4, 2009

Columbus Ohio Invisalign Dentist Dr. Thompson has been an Invisalign certified provider since 2002 and has treated over 150 patients with Invisalign since then.  We really do see Invisalign patients in our office everyday. If you are curious about Invisalign there are a lot of Invisalign Dentists to chose from

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Special Occasion Dog Food

| May 2, 2009

We have been making homemade dog food for about a month now for a variety of reasons and now I think our dog, Prada, would revolt if we stopped.  My wife and I like to cook and homemade dog food isn’t hard to make, mostly chopping up meat.  We get

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Is Advanced Gum disease causing you health problems?

| April 29, 2009

Scientific Research suggests that advanced gum disease(periodontal disease) may be linked to Diabetes, Cardiovascular Problems and Pre-Term birth.  In addition it causes bad breath and if left untreated can be a leading cause of tooth loss and does anyone really want to go around with stinky breath and/or no teeth when there is a simple

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Exercise has positive effects on quality of life… even if you exercise 10 minutes a day!

| April 27, 2009

What if just 10 minutes of exercise a day could better your mood, give you more energy, improved confidence, increase motivation, and even increase agility? Well, studies have found exactly that to be true! With such a stressful economic climate today, we are valuing our quality of life much more.

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How often should you visit the dentist?

| April 23, 2009

For most of our patients we recommend that you visit your dentist once every six months. However, you may need to visit him/her sooner if you notice any problems with your teeth. Today we will discuss symptoms and signs of dental problems that indicate that you need professional help at once.

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What happens to a tooth that makes a root canal necessary?

| April 13, 2009

What Makes a Root Canal Necessary? The following are the most common factors contributing to a need for root canal treatment: Trauma, such as a physical blow to a tooth or the constant striking of a tooth in the opposite jaw that traumatizes the tooth Physical irritation caused by a

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Which Whitening Tooth Paste works the best?

| April 11, 2009

None.  No matter what the marketing says, the so called whitening tooth pastes do not effectively whiten your teeth. Why Not?  Because your teeth get whiter based on how long the whitening active ingredient stays on your teeth.  How long is the whitening toothpaste on your teeth before you rinse it

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Find what is happening in Columbus on Metromix.com

| April 10, 2009

In my younger days……. I was always a BIG FAN of Chicago’s Metromix.com website to help me plan my trip to Chicago.  I recently discovered that there is a Columbus version.  OK, so I’m a little older and not so much into the “scene” anymore but I know some of

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Scope vs Listerine: What’s the difference?

| February 25, 2009

Many patients ask us about mouth rinses.  Are they needed?  What do they do?  How often should I use them?  Everyone’s mouth has different needs but below are a few guidelines. Listerine reduces the bacteria that causes the redness, bleeding and puffiness of gums.  It also reduces the bacteria in the

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Oral Health and General Health: What’s the Connection?

| February 16, 2009

Did you know that ideal general health starts with optimal oral health?  Failure to adequately care for your teeth and gums can result in the development of medical conditions far more serious than gum disease and tooth loss. Studies suggest that a number of secondary health issues can be caused as a

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